UAB to Host a Day of Events in Honor of March on WashingtonOn Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will mark the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A Dream Speech,” with several events.
The day will kick off with The Dream Project, an opportunity for the UAB community, in the spirit of the speech, to share their own dreams, hopes and aspirations on film. Cameras will be set up on the Campus Green from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for participants to share their thoughts. The first 100 participants will receive a Dreamcakes cupcake. The video will be screened at an event during the 2014 UAB King Birthday Celebration.
UAB Hospital Hosts UAB Faculty Brass Quintet for Free ConcertsThe University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Faculty Brass Quintet will partner with UAB Hospital for a monthly series of free “First Thursday” pops concerts in the hospital atrium.
The first performance is scheduled for noon on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. The one-hour concerts are scheduled for Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 7, Jan. 9, Feb. 6, March 6, April 3 and May 1, 2014. This partnership between UAB’s medical and academic sides aims to create a more relaxing and healing environment for patients, guests and caregivers at UAB Hospital, while supporting music education in the Birmingham community, said Jordan DeMoss, associate vice president of University Hospital. The series is sponsored by the UAB Hospital Auxiliary, which also raises awareness of UAB and its medical and musical programs to high school students by providing support for Birmingham area school programs.
College of Arts & Sciences Presents Free ‘50 Years Forward’ EventsThe University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) College of Arts and Sciences will continue its year-long commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the U.S Civil Rights Movement with a month of free events and shows in September 2013. All events are free and open to the public. Visit the UAB College of Arts and Sciences online at www.uab.edu/civilrights.
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013Tim Pennycuff presents “Order in the Midst of Chaos: The Integration of the Medical Center at Birmingham.”
6-7:30 p.m., UAB’s Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South.